Real Madrid transfer shock: Florentino Perez wants to sell Cristiano Ronaldo – report
REAL MADRID president Florentino Perez is determined to offload Cristiano Ronaldo, reports in Spain claim.
11:56, Thu, Jan 19, 2017
| UPDATED: 13:14, Thu, Jan 19, 2017
Ronaldo was recently named as FIFA'S best player of 2016.
The former Manchester United star is the club’s all-time record scorer, netting 382 goals in 370 games.
He has fired the club to two Champions League titles in the past three years.
But still, Perez is reportedly plotting to get rid of Ronaldo.
Real Madrid chief Florentino Perez wants to get rid of Cristiano Ronaldo
It is claimed Florentino Perez wants to flog Cristiano Ronaldo to China
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Spanish website Don Balon claim the Madrid president is desperate to sell the winger before his contract runs out.
Ronaldo put pen to paper on a five-year contract extension worth £365,000-a-week last year.
But it is claimed Perez plans to sell the 31-year-old to China in the summer of 2018.
The report also states the Madrid president has been eager to offload Ronaldo for two years now.
Cristiano Ronaldo was close to Iker Casillas – something Florentino Perez did not like
Perez is wary of his dressing room influence and was furious at Ronaldo for siding with Iker Casillas and Sergio Ramos during a dressing room row.
And Perez apparently believes Ronaldo is now past his best.
The winger has struck 18 goals from 22 games this season – a stunning achievement – but Perez wants to sell him to China, where he can recoup close to the £80million they paid United to sign him in 2009.
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